Welcome to Field Trip Earth!
by Mark MacAllister
: Species-Specific Resources
About the Species
Each "About the Species" section will provide
background information—some general, some quite
detailed—about the species under study. In addition to
basic descriptive articles, there will be a FAQ (frequently
asked questions) article for each species, as well as
information about behavior, distribution, and habitat
preferences. Information about each species' place in
mythology, literature and other arts will be available here,
as will photographs of the species. Teachers may use this
section to become more familiar with the species, and/or to
provide a store of research materials for their students.
About the Project
This section provides critical background about every wildlife
conservation research project hosted on Field Trip
Earth. Each project's history, goals, objectives and
methods will be outlined. Links to web resources about
equivalent research projects will also be provided.
Classroom teachers should use this section to introduce
students to project basics and to research methodology
About the Region
An "online almanac" of information about the region
under study is available in this section. Facts about that
region's geography, population, and history are available.
Maps and other images will also be used to better describe
the area, and detailed article will outline key regional
components, such as unusual habitats or threats to wildlife.
Teachers should use this section as a resource for learning
more about the region, and for placing the research project
itself into social, economic, ecological, geographic, and
: Resources for Research
Pages: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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